dibs
Posted: 05 April 2010 04:24 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Anyone know the origin of ‘dibs’… as in “I’ve got dibs on that”, meaning that the
speaker can somehow claim it as his/her own

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Posted: 05 April 2010 10:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Take a look at Michael Quinion’s site:

http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-dib1.htm

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Posted: 06 April 2010 04:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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We also covered it on the old board but as Yuku search for the old forum is still as dead as a dodo and they haven’t even acknowledged yet the two reports I’ve submitted then the rest is silence, at least for now.

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